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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Commissioners sell 4.5-acre armory property to Land Bank

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 19, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners has sold the nearly 4.5-acre former National Guard armory property at 4400 Laybourne Road to the Clark County Land Reutilization Corp. for $1 in an effort to redevelop th...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Commission approves funding for new 9-1-1 dispatch center, A.B. Graham renovations

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 13, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners will begin several capital improvement projects in 2019, including constructing a new 9-1-1 communications center and completing renovations to the A.B. Graham building.

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Clark County receives strong credit rating from Moody’s

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 10, 2018) – Moody's Investors Service recently assigned an Aa2 rating to Clark County, the company wrote last week. About $10 million in upcoming bonds will be used to finance renovations at the county administrative offi...Read on...
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Berry, Chilton, Crew named Clark County Luminaries

LuminaryVertical.JPG SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 30, 2018) – Three Clark County residents have been designated Luminaries by the Board of Clark County Commissioners for their efforts in shining a positive light on the community. The three Clark County Luminaries &nda...Read on...
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Clark County Land Bank to demolish 100th blighted structure

The Clark County Land Reutilization Corporation will be demolishing its 100th blighted property at 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 13, at 1615 Woodward Ave. in Springfield. A celebration will be held before the event, including a presentation by local leaders and...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2018

Building and Grounds renovating cells at Clark County Jail

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JUNE 12, 2018) – A $10,000 renovation project at the Clark County Jail is being completed this summer by the Clark County Building and Grounds department.It’s the first jail renovation completed by the department in a...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2018

Clark County to partner with Springfield on parking garage project

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (MAY 23, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners will partner with the city of Springfield on its downtown parking garage proposal, agreeing to contribute up to $1 million to the project.“This is an important p...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Clark County Engineer's Office wins state ODOT award

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The Clark County Engineer’s Office was honored at the 2nd Annual Civil Rights Transportation Symposium, held in Columbus on April 10 and 11 by the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Division of Opportunity Diversity and Inclusion.

The ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Clark County may spend $70K to place more deputies in local schools

SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 25, 2018) – A school safety pilot program could bring more Clark County Sheriff’s Office school resource officers into local school buildings during the 2018-2019 school year.The Clark County Sheriff’s...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2018

Ohio EPA awards $250K grant for composting facility

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 18, 2018) – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $250,000 grant to construct an odor-free composting facility in Clark County near downtown Springfield.Clark County Commissioners accepted the grant ...Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Solid Waste District promoting recycling awareness

Billboard1.JPG SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 17, 2018) – The Clark County Solid Waste District recently purchased three permanent billboards to increase recycling awareness in Clark County. The billboards will be placed at three different Clark County-owned properti...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Clark County Substance Abuse Coalition approves first strategic plan

CCSAC.JPG SPRINGFIELD, OHIO (April 9, 2018) – The Clark County Substance Abuse Prevention, Treatment and Support Coalition approved its first strategic plan at a meeting held Friday, April 6 at the Clark County Combined Health District. The plan was crea...Read on...
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Clark County raising awareness for child abuse prevention

SPRINGFIELD – The Clark County Department of Job and Family Services is hosting several events this month as part of national Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Board of Clark County Commissioners read a proclamation supporting the fight agains...Read on...
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Clark County Board of Elections seeking high school poll workers

SPRINGFIELD (April 4, 2018) -- The Clark County Board of Elections is seeking high school seniors to work the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, May 8. The students must be high school seniors who are age 17 and older, Deputy Director Amber Lopez said. &...Read on...
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Clark County, Springfield City Hold Joint Commission Meeting

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (April 3, 2018) — Springfield City and Clark County officials met today in a joint commission meeting to discuss the local impact felt by the opioid epidemic.

The Springfield City Commission, the Board of Clark County Commissioner...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

New applications for Homestead Rollback, Owner Occupancy credits due Dec. 31

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Dec. 7, 2018) – The 2018 tax year Homestead Exemption enrollment period for Real Property ends Monday, December 31, 2018. Applications must be filed in the Auditor’s Office on or before the deadline. Applicants must be...Read on...

Posted on: November 29, 2018

Board of Elections to host voting equipment demonstrations

SPRINGFIELD (NOV. 29, 2018) -- The Clark County Board of Elections is planning to replace its aging voting equipment and will host demonstrations from four vendors in December, the culmination of a long process of securing funding and evaluating certified...Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2018

2019 Dog Tag sales begin Dec. 1

Clark County Auditor John S. Federer announced that the 2019 Clark County Dog Tags will go on sale Dec. 1 through Jan. 31, 2019. Three-year or permanent (lifetime of dog) licenses are available for dogs, in addition to the traditional one-year license. ...Read on...
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Clark County DJFS and Clark State partner to bring services directly to students

November 21, 2018 (Springfield, OH) – Clark State Community College and the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services/OhioMeansJobs have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will allow CCDJFS to provide services to stu...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

November is Adoption Awareness Month in Clark County

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Oct. 31, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners and the Clark County Department of Job and Family Services Family and Children’s Services Division are observing National Adoption Awareness Month this November....Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2018

Clark County awarded $400K grant to improve Galewood Drive in New Carlisle

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Oct. 31, 2018) – Clark County was recently awarded more than $400,000 in competitive grant money to make improvements to a portion of Galewood Drive in New Carlisle.

The money will be used to repave about 1,500 feet of the roadwa...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Clark County Sheriff's Office to host National Drug Take Back Day on Oct. 27

star.jpg The Clark County Sheriff's Office is partnering with the DEA on National Drug Take Back Day, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The Clark County Sheriff's Office will have staff at the front of our East District Office, 3130 ...Read on...
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Clark County joins Stepping Up Ohio project

SU.png SPRINGFIELD, OH (Oct. 11, 2018) – Clark County has joined in the nationwide battle to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in local jails. The Board of Clark County Commissioners approved a resolution on Oct. 10 joining the Ohio St...Read on...
Posted on: September 28, 2018

$232K state grant to pave township roads, promote fair housing in Clark County

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 28, 2018) – A state grant will be used to pave two township roads and promote fair housing in Clark County next year.

The Board of Clark County Commissioners approved a federal Community Development Block Grant in the amo...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Clark County EMA to perform technical study on Tillie Lane flooding

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 25, 2018) – The Clark County Emergency Management Agency recently received an $11,000 grant from the federal government to perform a technical study on possible measures to eliminate repeated flooding issues on Tillie Lane...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Commissioners sell 4.5-acre armory property to Clark County Land Bank

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 19, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners has sold the nearly 4.5-acre former National Guard armory property at 4400 Laybourne Road to the Clark County Land Reutilization Corp. for $1 in an effort to redevelop th...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2018

South Charleston Recycling Station to be relocated

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The South Charleston Recycling Station will be removed from its current location starting Sept. 14 due to a construction project in the area.

The Clark County Solid Waste District will be relocating the station to another site to be determined in the nex...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Auditor's Office to release more than $1 million to local authorities

Clark County Auditor John S. Federer recently authorized a release of more than $1 million from the Auditor’s “Real Estate Assessment (REA) Fund” to the various taxing authorities within Clark County. Federer authorized a s...Read on...
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Clark County Solid Waste draft plan update approved

The plan’s ratification period by political subdivisions in Clark County begins September 18 & ends December 16, 2018. For more information about the plan, call 937-521-2025 or 937-521-2155.Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Commission approves funding for new dispatch center, A.B. Graham renovations

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 13, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners will begin several capital improvement projects in 2019, including constructing a new 9-1-1 communications center and completing renovations to the A.B. Graham building. ...Read on...
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Clark County receives strong credit rating from Moody’s

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Sept. 10, 2018) – Moody's Investors Service recently assigned an Aa2 rating to Clark County, the company wrote last week. About $10 million in upcoming bonds will be used to finance renovations at the county administrative offi...Read on...
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Berry, Chilton, Crew named Clark County Luminaries

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 30, 2018) – Three Clark County residents have been designated Luminaries by the Board of Clark County Commissioners for their efforts in shining a positive light on the community.

The three Clark County Luminaries &ndash...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2018

Clark County, Springfield agencies collaborate to plant sunflower field

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Aug. 9, 2018) – A cooperative effort to bring some sunshine to an abandoned industrial site is beginning to blossom on the southwest side of Springfield. This week, the first bloom appeared in a sunflower field in the 500 block ...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Clark County to host Bicentennial Farm Tour Aug. 25

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (Aug. 6, 2018) – Clark County will be hosting a free Bicentennial Farms tour from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 to help commemorate the county’s rich agricultural history as part of its Bicentennial celebration this yea...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2018

Springfield-Clark County TCC to host CarFit event

SPRINGFIELD, OH (Aug. 6, 2018) – The Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee is hosting an event to ensure residents are properly secured in their vehicles. A CarFit event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at the...Read on...
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Clark County LEPC to host training event Aug. 3

EMA3.JPG SPRINGFIELD, OH (July 31, 2018) – The Clark County Local Emergency Planning Committee is hosting a training event at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3 in the parking lot of Springfield Regional Medical Center, 100 Medical Center Dr. in Springfield. The tra...Read on...
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Luminary designation will recognize citizens who shine bright in Clark County

LuminaryLogo.JPG SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 30, 2018) – A recognition program created by the Board of Clark County Commissioners will honor residents who shine bright to better our community each and every day. The Clark County Luminary designation will be awarded a...Read on...
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Commissioners approve fourth deputy for school safety pilot program

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 26, 2018) – A school safety pilot program will bring a dedicated Clark County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer into the Clark-Shawnee Local School District during the 2018-2019 school year.

The Clark Count...

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Posted on: July 25, 2018

$636K grant will provide services to ex-offenders in Clark County

SPRINGFIELD, OH (JULY 25, 2018) – A $636,000 federal grant will provide job training and other services for recent offenders ages 25 and older through the Clark County Reentry Coalition.

“This will help return a strugg...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Commissioners approve third deputy for school safety pilot program

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SPRINGFIELD,OH (JULY 6, 2018) – A school safety pilot program will bring a dedicated Clark
County Sheriff’s Office school resource officer into the Northwestern Local SchoolDistrict during the 2018-2019 school year.
The Clark County ...Read on...
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Clark County Land Bank to demolish 100th blighted structure

The Clark County Land Reutilization Corporation will be demolishing its 100th blighted property at 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 13, at 1615 Woodward Ave. in Springfield. A celebration will be held before the event, including a presentation by local leaders and...Read on...

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Commissioners approve $1.3 million road resurfacing project

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JUNE 18, 2018) – About 18 miles of roadways in Clark County will be repaired this summer as part of a $1.3 million resurfacing project, according to the Clark County Engineer’s Office.The Board of Clark County Commiss...Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2018

Clark County Auditor John Federer receives Continuing Education Award

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Clark County Auditor John S. Federer is a recipient of the “Distinguished County Auditor” award, presented by the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio (CAAO). The award recognizes County Auditors who have Mr...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Building and Grounds renovating cells at Clark County Jail

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JUNE 12, 2018) – A $10,000 renovation project at the Clark County Jail is being completed this summer by the Clark County Building and Grounds department.It’s the first jail renovation completed by the department in a...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2018

Springfield-Clark County TCC to promote cycling safety at KidsFest

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (JUNE 13, 2018) – The Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee will give away 400 bicycle helmets to children ages 3 through 16 to encourage cycling safety this weekend.The giveaway will be held during the ...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2018

Common Pleas Clerk’s Office to implement new case management system

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Common Pleas Court Legal Division will be closed Wednesday, June 20 through Friday,June 22 as part of its conversion to a new, grant-funded case management
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The clerk’s office recently received a $207,000 technol...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Clark County Law Day 2018

star.jpg The 2018 Clark County Law Day ceremony was held on May 25 in downtown Springfield. For photos and a short video from the event, click here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/clarkcountyohio/albums/72157696650297374Read on...
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Clark County to partner with Springfield on parking garage project

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (MAY 23, 2018) – The Board of Clark County Commissioners will partner with the city of Springfield on its downtown parking garage proposal, agreeing to contribute up to $1 million to the project. “This is an important ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Clark County Solid Waste District to change office hours

SPRINGFIELD, OH (MAY 21, 2018) -- The Clark County Solid Waste District, 1602 West Main St., will have new office hours starting Monday, June 4. The office will be open Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office will close for lunch ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Bicentennial Bash photos

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Check out the red carpet photos of all the historical costumes from the Bicentennial Bash on Friday, April 27, at the Clark County Ohio Flickr page.

Link: www.flickr.com/photos/clarkcountyohio A huge thank you to all of our sponsors for their effort in ...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Clark County Engineer's Office wins state ODOT award

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (MAY 17, 2018) -- The Clark County Engineer’s Office was honored at the 2nd Annual Civil Rights Transportation Symposium, held in Columbus on April 10 and 11 by the Ohio Department of Transportation’s Division ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Clark County may spend $70K to place more deputies in local schools

SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 25, 2018) – A school safety pilot program could bring more Clark County Sheriff’s Office school resource officers into local school buildings during the 2018-2019 school year. The Clark County Sheriff’...Read on...
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Clark County Auditor’s Office releases new GIS tool

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 19, 2018) – The Clark County Auditor’s Office has launched a new Development Contacts List -- a tool designed to help citizens with contact information regarding the developing or updating of their prope...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Ohio EPA awards $250K grant for composting facility

IMG_0041.jpg SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 18, 2018) – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $250,000 grant to construct an odor-free composting facility in Clark County near downtown Springfield. Clark County Commissioners accepted the grant...Read on...
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Clark County Solid Waste District promoting recycling awareness

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (APRIL 17, 2018) – The Clark County Solid Waste District recently purchased three permanent billboards to increase recycling awareness in Clark County.The billboards will be placed at three different Clark County-owned propertie...Read on...